Category Archives: Comics

Netflix’s Daredevil: Chasing Ghosts, For Love of a City (TV Review)

“Can I get a witness?” That’s what watching Netflix’s Daredevil was like for me. Not just a mesmerizing bit of eye candy a la Banshee, Game of Thrones, or Scandal, but a real, honest-to-goodness parable of good versus evil, of motivations, of the tearing … Continue reading

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Batman Vs. Robin: Vengeance Or Justice? (Movie Review)

Finally. Finally, the world of DC Comics Animation has arrived in the Scott Snyder era of Batman’s story lines. Batman Vs. Robin begins with a vignette about Batman (Jason O’Mara) and Damian as Robin (Stuart Allan) taking down the Dollmaker (Weird … Continue reading

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Race For Your Life, Charlie Brown: Reliving Camp (Movie Review)

In this 1977 original, Charlie Brown and his crew head off to camp where they wrestle with the leadership, bullying, and group dynamics. If it wasn’t for being in the wilderness, it would be just like high school! Featuring the … Continue reading

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Batman The Second Season Part One (TV Review)

I reviewed Batman: The Complete Series (1966-68) in November but now, Warner Bros. is releasing different seasons in parts. Today, the first half of the second season releases with thirty episodes. Whether it’s someone traditional and formidable like the trio of … Continue reading

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Justice League Throne Of Atlantis: Aquaman Getting His Due (Movie Review)

Aquaman has always been a favorite of mine. Maybe it’s because I was a swimmer for most of my life, grew up on an island, or have always been happier in the water. But in Geoff Johns’ run on the Aquaman title … Continue reading

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New Rating System For Reviews (Movies, Books, TV)

This is one of those boring but necessary occasional posts that only the most avid readers of the blog will care about… if any! But I’m unleashing a new review system and will be tweaking it (if necessary) over the … Continue reading

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My [Definitive] Best Of 2014 (Movies, Books, & TV)

One friend challenged me to read fifty books this year; another asked me what my movie-to-book ratio was- said there was no way I actually read that many books with the movies I review regularly. So this year, I kept … Continue reading

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Batman The Series: Pow! This IS Awesome (TV Review)

With the growing interest in Batman due to Tim Burton’s use of Jack Nicholson and Michael Keaton in 1989’s Batman, and with the twenty-fifth anniversary of ABC’s live-action television series, Adam West toured, promoting his book and other ventures when … Continue reading

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Big Hero 6: Embrace Your Gift (Movie Review)

Meet Baymax. He’s an artificial intelligence created by Tadashi Hamada in San Frantokyo to help heal people, who becomes the pet project of Hamada’s younger brother, Hiro, after Hamada dies in a fire. Baymax provides much of the comedy in … Continue reading

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X-Men Rewind: A Parable Of Society (Movie Review)

With the seventh X-Men feature releasing tomorrow, I’ve been reviewing the previously-released elements of the cinematic mythology. It’s hard not to draw from the various comic books, television shows, etc. but I’ve tried to keep it limited to what the … Continue reading

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